Glenridding is about 2 hours driving time from Bury, Greater Manchester. The Centre is situated about a mile beyond Glenridding village at the head of Greenside Road. This track is un-made in parts, but is driveable by most cars. There is limited parking for 8/9 vehicles within the (shared) fenced area at the Hostel.

Larger View (343kB) from 1925 1 inch OS map by kind permission of Mr. G. Dobrzynski

Large View of Above Map (343kB)

The Bury Hostel is immediately beyond the Helvellyn YHA. Grid reference of the centre is NY 365174, about 600 feet higher than Ullswater. Please note that one-inch (1:63360) maps such as these (albeit enlarged) are unsuitable for hill-walking in this area, and larger scale maps are recommended, such as 1:25000 or 1:40000.